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Issue Brief: Auditing Your Development Code for Barriers to Sustainable Water Management


Date Published: September 2013


This issue brief is intended for town officials who want to learn how to identify development regulations in their community that might affect local water resources. It walks readers through the steps in conducting a development code audit, describes a case study from Cleveland Heights, OH, and lists helpful resources for getting started with your own code audit.

Keywords: implementation; water infrastructure; factsheet; NEEFC; water; case study; code audit; development code; factsheet; infrastructure; stormwater; water; water audit; rural

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